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Panelo clarifies Duterte’s remark on PH sea zone

Posted on Thursday, 27 June 2019 06:37 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Thursday (June 27) clarified President Rodrigo Duterte’s remark on allowing Chinese fishers to trawl within the Philippines’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Panelo...

Duterte dares Western nations to ‘seize’ Spratly Islands

Posted on Thursday, 27 June 2019 04:20 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday dared western countries to “assemble” and “seize” the Spratly Islands amid calls for him to defend the Philippine territory against China’s incursion....

Duterte ‘tolerating’ Chinese fishing in PH’s EEZ draws flak

Posted on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 07:02 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Hoping to get the government to side with them, the 22 fishermen who were abandoned at sea by Chinese crewmen in the Recto Bank maritime incident have...

Duterte welcomes joint PH-China probe into Recto Bank incident

Posted on Saturday, 22 June 2019 08:25 AM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted the offer of the Chinese Government to conduct a joint investigation on the Recto Bank incident that left 22 Filipino fishermen abandoned at sea after...

Duterte open to Beijing’s proposed joint probe on Recto Bank incident

Posted on Friday, 21 June 2019 01:41 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday welcomed China’s suggestion to conduct a joint investigation on the alleged ramming and abandonment of Filipino fishermen by a Chinese vessel near...

China to use Recto Bank incident to check Phl reaction when similar incident happens in WPS

Posted on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:19 PM | No Comments
A lawmaker believes that what happened in Recto Bank (or Reed Bank) is connected with the territorial disputes in the West Philippine Sea (or South China Sea). Senator Panfilo Lacson...

Sunken boat’s cook insists no other Filipino vessels in collision site

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 05:31 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Richard Blaza, the cook of the Filipino fishing boat that figured in a sea collision with a Chinese vessel in Recto Bank, maintained there were no other...